2 pages | PDF | 580.9 KB"Beneath the Cross of Jesus" is a hymn composed by Frederick C. Maker and written by Elizabeth Cecelia Douglas Clephane. The song is set in a D♭ major and B♭ minor key, with 41 measures of music. The lyrics focus on the hope and comfort found in Jesus' sacrifice, presenting a unique and personal experience of faith in its subject. The lyrics begin with the acknowledgement of Jesus, calling on Him to be the source of all mercy and peace. The song then goes on to describe the world-altering power of Christ's sacrifice, and the personal redemption found in it. The song ends with a call to all believers, to share in the glory of Jesus' sacrifice by dedicating themselves to His service. The gentle, lyrical melody and soulful lyrics of this beloved hymn make it the perfect expression of faith and devotion.